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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos attends the Axel Springer Award 2018, in Berlin, Germany, 24 April 2018. Amazon CEO Bezos, who also owns US newspaper 'Washington Post', is awarded with the Axel Springer Award. Axel Springer SE is one of the largest digital publishing houses in Europe and owner of numerous multimedia news brands.Jeff Bezos receives the Axel Springer Award, Berlin, Germany - 24 Apr 2018

Technology

Amazon’s Big Lead Is Growing Even More

The company’s massive business dwarfs the competition, according to a new report.

clock July 13, 2018Adriana Lee

L'Occitane en Provence products.

Technology

L’Occitane en Provence Boosts U.K. Mobile Conversions 159%

The natural beauty and cosmetics company tapped Qubit’s technology to enhance its e-commerce business.

clock July 11, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Technology

Stitch Fix’s Stock Breaks Out of the Box

The styling service’s stock climbed as more investors have become believers and Stitch Fix Kids launches.

clock July 10, 2018Adriana Lee

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Retail

A Taxing Scenario for E-commerce

Online shopping has become too big to ignore. Now states are rushing to collect e-commerce sales tax — but not all retailers are worried.

clock July 9, 2018Adriana Lee

Retailers on New Bond Street

Government and Trade

London’s West End Retailers Urge U.K. Government to Tax Online Companies

Retailers including Selfridges and Marks & Spencer are fighting for fairer taxing policies.

clock July 6, 2018Fiona Ma

Rebelle.com's founder and ceo Cécile Wickmann.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Rebelle.com Gets Investment From Italian Media Group

The German-based online marketplace for secondhand designer fashion inked a media for equity deal with Italy’s Mediaset group.

clock July 4, 2018Sandra Salibian

Etsy

Retail

Etsy Expands Global Footprint in Central Europe

The specialty retailer stakes its claim on central Europe by transitioning DaWanda’s German sellers to its platform this week.

clock July 2, 2018Adriana Lee

Amazon.com An Amazon.com package sits in a UPS truck in Palo Alto, Calif. As of 2014, the company is the biggest online retailer in the U.S., commanding about 20 percent of all e-commerceSmart Spending Avoiding Amazon, Palo Alto, USA

Technology

Amazon to Help People Start Package Delivery Businesses

Amazon needs help shuttling boxes, so its growing an army of independently owned delivery businesses.

clock June 28, 2018Adriana Lee

Mobile is a big component of the shopping experience.

Marketing and Promotion

Boost Consumer Loyalty With Enhanced Personalization, Convenience

A new report confirms that shoppers still value the path of least resistance to spending — or they’ll leave for a competitor.

clock June 26, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Media

Hypebeast Revenues, Profits Soar With Creative Agency Push

The popular street-style platform is doing a lot of direct and lucrative work with brands.

clock June 22, 2018Kali Hays

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Technology

WWD List: Adidas, The Men’s Wearhouse and Ulta Beauty Tops in Site Performance

The research evaluated 80 major retailers earlier this year.

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Real Estate

Fitch Ratings Eyes Commercial Loans of Troubled ‘B’ Malls

The largest category in the report are 30 loans that Fitch said are “susceptible of default.”

clock June 22, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Technology

Amazon Opens Up Prime Wardrobe in the U.S.

Amazon’s broader release of Prime Wardrobe shouldn’t give Stitch Fix any reason to worry — at least for now.

clock June 20, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Searching for Shopping, Google Invests in JD.com

Why the U.S. tech giant is joining forces with China e-commerce competitor JD.com with a $550 million investment.

clock June 19, 2018Adriana Lee

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Retail

Online Transaction Data Shows Demand for Free Shipping, Promotions

DynamicAction’s Retail Index for spring 2018 also revealed growth of mobile shopping.

clock June 15, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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